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Food Science and Technology and Nutrition, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Guimarães, Portugal
The Food Science and Technology and Nutrition programme offered at University of Minho aims to produce a new generation of highly qualified professionals well prepared to intervene in industrial, academic, regulatory and other relevant roles. 
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Overview

Programme Highlights:

By offering a wide choice of research opportunities in three renowned and complementary research institutions, an environment will be provided in which selected students will be able to identify and develop unique paths of advanced learning. Students finishing this program will be well prepared to occupy positions in the food industry, in consulting and services, government departments, research, and academia. 

The Food Science and Technology and Nutrition programme offered at the University of Minho will be run according to the highest international standards and its graduates will be prepared to work anywhere in the world as demonstrated by the track record of the three institutions involved. 

The cooperation with the Competitiveness Pole for the Agro-Food Industry, (the 3 institutions involved are founders and active members) will create new knowledge and promote innovation in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Portuguese
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Processing Technologies
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Biopolymers in Food – Characterization and Properties
  • Bioactive Compunds in Food – Characterization and Properties
  • Advanced Statistic
  • Biopolymers in Food – Characterization and Properties
  • Biotechnology Processes in the Food Industry
  • Food Packaging
  • Nanotechnology in the Food Industry
  • Tools and Methods in Sensory and Consumer Science
  • Thesis in Food Science and Technology and Nutrition

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Photocopy of the Citizen Card or Passport + VAT number
  • Authenticated copy of the Degree Certificates
  • Payment proof of application fee
  • Other relevant documents required by the respective PhD Programme Director after receiving the candidate’s electronic application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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